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Jets Are Rebuilding, Right?
The John Idzik Jets are making changes. Lots of them. Personnel wise and schematically on offense. Can anyone honestly make a case for the notion that this process is NOT a rebuilding, but a readjusting on the fly?
Rex Ryan was out selling the alterations as par for the course last week to the media. That roster turnover is normal for every club. Not everyone associated with the Jets, especially Rex who is currently strapped in to the hot seat, is ready to hand over a 4-12 season before it even starts.
What diehards out there though, are buying into the vision that the Jets should be “feared?” The way that Rex told us days ago during an offseason presser. Anyone? Not us. Feared? No.
Owning the ability to surprise people? Sure. After all, look at Florida Gulf Coast right now. It all means nothing on paper when the forgotten and overlooked players come to life together on the field. That’s what Rex should be selling. It would be more honest.
Revis for The Bucs 1st and 2nd round picks in 2014?
We heard last week that Tampa would be willing to make that deal now. Even before Darrelle Revis shows that he is completely back from the knee injury. Would you make that deal as Jets GM? We probably would, if a third small addition is sprinkled in. Like a fifth or sixth rounder this year.
Obtaining four of the first 64 picks in next years draft, one that many feel has more talent than this year’s college crop, is smart. It would also give the Jets more time to clear cap space and redo contracts going forward.
Keep the great Revis if he works within the financial framework. If not, deal him for two top sixty picks and some. Do it.
Shutting down one WR in a sport that is valuing 3-4 at once more and more is not worth QB money. Sorry.
Fred Davis? If Healthy, Yes Please.
Adam Schefter reported yesterday that the Jets are among a handful of clubs interested in Fred Davis. The former Redskins TE is coming off an Achilles injury but if he’s healthy, we’d love this signing. He’s big, strong, and can get downfield.
In 62 career games Davis has 155 receptions, 12 TD’s. Keller in 72 games has 241 grabs and 17 TD’s. That’s similar enough production wise for us. Sell him a bigger role than the Buffalo Bills and others who seek his services can Mr. Idzik. Let’s get this guy.